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46140. iiibbb - 1/15/2016 10:56:08 PM

I'm so disgusted by the Republican party.

1) Trump appears to be their guy.
2) If not it's fucking Cruz.
3) There are now overtures of having a replacement for Obamacare (something I'd actually support)... why the fuck did they make us wait for 6 fucking years?


I actually have a longer list... but fuck them.

46141. Ms. No - 1/16/2016 3:35:01 AM

"why the fuck did they make us wait for 6 fucking years? "

Because they're hoping to win, and if they do, they are realizing that they can't just stomp their feet and say "No!" anymore. They'll have to actually DO something or they'll lose their seats.

Notice that they say they have a plan, but nobody's actually seen it.

46142. judithathome - 1/17/2016 11:13:48 PM

Notice that they say they have a plan, but nobody's actually seen it.

That's because they don't actually HAVE one!

46143. Ms. No - 1/18/2016 7:18:18 AM

God, I love you, Judith! I could almost hear you say that. ;-)

46144. judithathome - 1/18/2016 10:28:11 PM

Well, you could...when are you coming this way for a visit?

(We have a new bottle of Tuaca!)

46145. Ms. No - 1/19/2016 9:04:53 AM

Oh, Lordy, I don't know. My folks are moving to Jersey City for my step-dad's job. I'm not certain yet about whether I can make the Summer Gathering, but I certainly want to!

46146. judithathome - 1/19/2016 9:59:37 PM

Well, any time you want to come to the Gathering, fly into D/FW a day early and we'll all go together from here...you can stay here before and after and we'll feed you very well! ;-)

46147. arkymalarky - 1/20/2016 1:56:06 AM

I'd love to see you and wabbit both make it this year! I'd like to see the full Mote Gathering contingency together at least once before we start rolling off one by one.

46148. arkymalarky - 1/20/2016 2:03:54 AM

My ears are bleeding.

46149. arkymalarky - 1/20/2016 2:27:59 AM

I think I just watched the shark jumped. At least I hope so. My ears can't take ten months of Palin campaigning for Trump. What a dead crowd.

46150. iiibbb - 1/20/2016 6:17:26 PM

He's Presbyterian... it was predestined.

46151. arkymalarky - 1/20/2016 7:54:03 PM

Heh

46152. judithathome - 1/21/2016 10:55:32 PM

I know Sarah Palin is the lowest of the low when it comes to slandering others but her jab at President Obama being responsible for her son's alleged PTSD causing his arrest...which she blithely ignored in favor of shilling for Trump in Iowa the day after it happened....she needs to be called out big-time.

This woman has enough money to put her son in a facility and have him treated privately for something like that...if indeed he has it....where other mothers do not have that option. And if government treatment is not avaiable for all, it takes a Congress to change that....not just a President and one party.

And I know of NO mother who would leave her "ailing" son in the hands of authorities and leave the state....just to get face time on TV, to get her fix for public adulation fed.

46153. arkymalarky - 1/22/2016 1:09:09 AM

I guess by extension, Bristol's Problems were caused by Planned Parenthood.

46154. judithathome - 1/23/2016 12:04:23 AM

Bernie Sanders has an ad running that is causing people to fall in love with him if they haven't already done so....it was being swooned over this morning by Joe and Mika as though it has cinched the nomination for him...they ran it many times on their morning show and crowed over how wonderful it is, how "representive" of America today....props to Madison Avenue and Simon & Garfunkle!!

If you watch closely, there are maybe four people among the hundreds in that ad that AREN'T white...just sayin'.

Yes, let's make Bernie the Democratic canidate, by all means...he's been an Independent candidate for his entire career but suddenly decided to run as a DEMOCRAT a few months ago....if he feels he is THE ONE to save America, why didn't he run as the candidate of the party that got him there? People have run for President on the Independent ticket in every election....why is Bernie suddently a "Democrat"?

46155. Ms. No - 1/23/2016 12:15:01 AM

I caught this on Fresh Air with Terry Gross a few nights ago and have been playing it for my government classes today. Fascinating, and chilling.

Dark Money - The Hidden History of the Koch Brothers

You'll have to scroll down the page to find the podcast link.

46156. judithathome - 1/23/2016 9:14:42 PM

Those two are the absolute worst people in this country...haven't listened to it yet but does Terri mention their organization that is trying to get rid of the VA?

46157. Ms. No - 1/24/2016 8:53:18 PM

Terry's on vacation for this one, I can't remember the name of the man filling in for her, but either way, that issue doesn't get covered. The book is Dark Money by Jane Mayer.

46158. judithathome - 1/24/2016 9:01:48 PM

This is the speech they SHOULD have given!

...though it's barely changed at all...ha!

46159. judithathome - 1/29/2016 9:48:08 PM

Great Post-Debate Posts in the WAPO Comment Section

What I learned in the Republican debate tonight:

Even though George Bush started two wars he couldn't finish, one in the wrong country, let the economy crash, allowed a major American city to drown, lied to both Congress and the United Nations about the presence of WMD's in Iraq, allowed North Korea to get nuclear weapons and took them off the state terrorism watch list, forgave Qaddafi for blowing up one of our airliners over Scotland, committed absolutely illegal acts of surveillance against the 4th Amendment, promoted torture, destroyed any chance of peace in the Middle East for a generation, handed Iraq over to Iran, allowed the kidnapping of people all over the world by the CIA for rendition to countries where they could be tortured, established a twilight prison in a foreign country for prisoners under indefinite detention with no right to trial or habeas corpus . . . still, Hillary Clinton is the worst person ever and belongs in jail because she used an unsecured email server

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Truly impressive how the Holy Spirit has entered into Marco Rubio the last few days, after polls suggested he had room to pick up a couple of points with evangelicals.

I'm amazed he even wore a suit to the debate, but perhaps he couldn't find a hermit's loincloth that goes with high heels

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John Kasich should just accept his Jon Huntsman memorial "Acting as a Sane Person in a Republican Primary" award and go home.

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Crud + Ooze = Ted Cruz

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You'd think Christie was a ballet dancer the way he daintily tippy-toes his way around the George Washington Bridge Scandal. You'd never know the New Jersey Governor is one of the country's most powerful state Chief Executives and that NO ONE would have dared close down the Bridge lanes without Christie's orders, direct or implied. It was political payback of the worst kind where the public suffered the consequences of Christie's hissiefit.

(Thanks to Elvis Bus on my forum for this post!)

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